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Activision Publishing, Inc. is an American video game publisher.
The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) is an American not-for-profit performance-rights organization (PRO) that protects its members' musical copyrights by monitoring public performances of their music, whether via a broadcast or live performance, and compensating them accordingly.
Artificial intelligence (AI, also machine intelligence, MI) is intelligence demonstrated by machines, in contrast to the natural intelligence (NI) displayed by humans and other animals.
AXS is a digital marketing platform for purchasing tickets for sports and entertainment events in the US, and overseas.
A backpack — also called bookbag, kitbag, knapsack, rucksack, rucksac, pack, sackpack or backsack — is, in its simplest form, a cloth sack carried on one's back and secured with two straps that go over the shoulders, but there can be variations to this basic design.
Blizzard Battle.net is an Internet-based online gaming, social networking, digital distribution, and digital rights management platform developed by Blizzard Entertainment.
Benjamin Richard "Yahtzee" Croshaw (born 24 May 1983) is a British comedic writer, video game journalist, humorist, author, and video game developer.
Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. is an American video game developer and publisher based in Irvine, California, and is a subsidiary of the American company Activision Blizzard.
Bungie, Inc. is an American video game developer located in Bellevue, Washington, United States.
Call of Duty: WWII is a first-person shooter video game developed by Sledgehammer Games and published by Activision.
Captain America's shield is a fictional item appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Centaurs are small solar system bodies with a semi-major axis between those of the outer planets.
Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.
The Design Innovate Communicate Entertain (D.I.C.E.) Awards (formerly the Interactive Achievement Awards (IAAs)) are the awards that recognize the year's best videogames, computer games, online entertainment, outstanding individuals, and groundbreaking development teams that have propelled the advancement of the entertainment software industry.
Deathmatch, also known as free-for-all, is a widely used gameplay mode integrated into many shooter and real-time strategy (RTS) video games.
Destiny is an online-only multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie and published by Activision.
There are four pieces of downloadable content (DLC) that were released for Bungie's 2014 first-person shooter video game Destiny.
Destiny: The Taken King is a major expansion for Bungie's first-person shooter, Destiny.
Destructoid is an independent website, that was founded as a video game-focused blog in March 2006 by Yanier Gonzalez.
Digital Trends is a technology news, lifestyle, and information website that publishes news, reviews, guides, how-to articles, descriptive videos and podcasts about technology and consumer electronics products.
A dungeon crawl is a type of scenario in fantasy role-playing games in which heroes navigate a labyrinthine environment (a "dungeon"), battling various monsters, and looting any treasure they may find.
Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life.
The Electronic Entertainment Expo 2017 (E3 2017) was the 23rd Electronic Entertainment Expo, during which hardware manufacturers and software developers and publishers from the video game industry presented new and upcoming products to the attendees, primarily retailers and members of the video game press.
Electronic Gaming Monthly (often abbreviated to EGM) is a monthly American video game magazine.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
Eurogamer is a website focused on video game journalism, reviews, and other features.
An expansion pack, expansion set, supplement, or simply expansion is an addition to an existing role-playing game, tabletop game, video game or collectible card game.
An experience point (often abbreviated to exp or XP) is a unit of measurement used in tabletop role-playing games (RPGs) and role-playing video games to quantify a player character's progression through the game.
First-person shooter (FPS) is a video game genre centered around gun and other weapon-based combat in a first-person perspective; that is, the player experiences the action through the eyes of the protagonist.
Forbes is an American business magazine.
Frame rate (expressed in or fps) is the frequency (rate) at which consecutive images called frames appear on a display.
Gamasutra is a website founded in 1997 that focuses on all aspects of video game development.
The Game Critics Awards are a set of annual awards held after the E3 video game conference since 1998.
The Game Developers Choice Awards are awards annually presented at the Game Developers Conference for outstanding game developers and games.
Game Informer (GI) is an American monthly video game magazine featuring articles, news, strategy, and reviews of video games and associated consoles.
Game Revolution (formerly Game-Revolution) or GR is a gaming website created in 1996.
Gamescom (stylized as gamescom) is a trade fair for video games held annually at the Koelnmesse in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
GameSpot is a video gaming website that provides news, reviews, previews, downloads, and other information on video games.
GamesRadar+ is an entertainment website dedicated to video game-related news, previews and reviews, that is owned by Future Publishing (a subsidiary of Future plc).
GameStop Corp. (known simply as GameStop) is an American video game, consumer electronics, and wireless services retailer.
Giant Bomb is an American video game website and wiki that includes personality driven gaming videos, commentary, news and reviews, created by former GameSpot editors Jeff Gerstmann and Ryan Davis.
Gina Torres (born April 25, 1969) is an American television and movie actress.
The Golden Joystick Awards, also known as the People's Gaming Awards, is a video game award ceremony; it awards the best video games of the year, as voted for originally by the British general public, but can now be voted on by anyone online.
Halo is a military science fiction first-person shooter video game franchise created by Bungie and now managed and developed by 343 Industries, a subsidiary of Microsoft Studios.
Halo 4 is a first-person shooter video game developed by 343 Industries and published by Microsoft Studios for the Xbox 360 video game console.
In video gaming, the HUD (head-up display) or status bar is the method by which information is visually relayed to the player as part of a game's user interface.
Hellas Planitia is a plain located within the huge, roughly circular impact basin Hellas located in the southern hemisphere of the planet Mars.
High dynamic range (HDR) is a dynamic range higher than what is considered to be standard dynamic range.
IGN (formerly Imagine Games Network) is an American video game and entertainment media company operated by IGN Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Ziff Davis wholly owned by j2 Global.
Io (Jupiter I) is the innermost of the four Galilean moons of the planet Jupiter.
Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest in the Solar System.
Kotaku is a video game website and blog that was originally launched in 2004 as part of the Gawker Media network.
Lance Reddick is an American actor and musician.
Luke Michael Smith is an American writer.
Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second-smallest planet in the Solar System after Mercury.
Mass Effect: Andromeda is an action role-playing video game developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
A massively multiplayer online game (MMOG, or more commonly, MMO) is an online game with large numbers of players, typically from hundreds to thousands, on the same server.
In multiplayer games, matchmaking is the process of connecting players together for online play sessions.
Mercury is the smallest and innermost planet in the Solar System.
Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.
Metro is the United Kingdom's highest circulation newspaper, published in tabloid format by DMG Media.
Michael C. Salvatori (born 1954) is an American composer best known for his collaboration with colleague Martin O'Donnell for the soundtracks to the ''Halo'' video game series.
Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.
The Milky Way is the galaxy that contains our Solar System.
A multiplayer video game is a video game in which more than one person can play in the same game environment at the same time, either locally or over the internet.
Nathan Christopher Fillion (born March 27, 1971) is a Canadian-American actor and voice actor best known for the lead role of Captain Malcolm Reynolds in the television series Firefly and its feature film continuation, Serenity, as well as his role as Richard Castle on the ABC series Castle.
National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers (NAVGTR) is a non-profit organization that promotes and recognizes the interactive entertainment industry.
The Nintendo Switch is the seventh major video game console developed by Nintendo.
Nolan Ramsey North (born October 31, 1970) is an American actor and voice actor.
A non-player character (NPC) in a game is any character that is not controlled by a player.
An online game is a video game that is either partially or primarily played through the Internet or any other computer network available.
PC Gamer is a magazine founded in the United Kingdom in 1993 devoted to PC gaming and published monthly by Future plc.
Player versus environment, or PvE (also known as player versus monster, or PvM in some communities), is a term used in online games, particularly MMORPGs, CORPGs, MUDs, and other online role-playing video games, to refer to fighting computer-controlled enemies—in contrast to PvP (player versus player).
Player(s) versus player(s), better known as PvP, is a type of multiplayer interactive conflict within a game between two or more live participants.
is a gaming brand that consists of four home video game consoles, as well as a media center, an online service, a line of controllers, two handhelds and a phone, as well as multiple magazines.
The PlayStation 4 (PS4) is an eighth-generation home video game console developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment.
PlayStation Blog (also stylized as PlayStation.Blog) is a PlayStation focused blog.
Polygon is an American video game website that publishes news, culture, reviews, and videos.
PR Newswire is a distributor of press releases based in New York City.
PlayStation Universe (PSU.com) is a website providing news and forums for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Portable and PlayStation Vita platforms.
PVP Live was an American esports news website.
A quest, or mission, is a task in video games that a player-controlled character, party, or group of characters may complete in order to gain a reward.
A raid is a type of mission in a video game in which a number of people attempt to defeat another number of people at player-vs-player, a series of computer-controlled enemies in a player-vs-environment battlefield, or a very powerful boss.
A review aggregator is a system that collects reviews of products and services (such as films, books, video games, software, hardware and cars).
A role-playing video game (commonly referred to as simply a role-playing game or an RPG as well as a computer role-playing game or a CRPG) is a video game genre where the player controls the actions of a character (and/or several party members) immersed in some well-defined world.
Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second-largest in the Solar System, after Jupiter.
Science fantasy is a mixed genre within the umbrella of speculative fiction which simultaneously draws upon and/or combines tropes and elements from both science fiction and fantasy.
A season pass is a discounted package for current and future downloadable content packs for a video game.
Sony Interactive Entertainment (abbreviated as SIE and formerly known as Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) and Sony Network Entertainment International) is a multinational video game and digital entertainment company and is a wholly owned subsidiary and part of the Consumer Products and Services Group of Sony Corporation.
South by Southwest (abbreviated as SXSW and colloquially referred to as South By) is an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media, and music festivals and conferences that take place in mid-March in Austin, Texas, United States.
A statistic (or stat) in role-playing games is a piece of data that represents a particular aspect of a fictional character.
The WOW Gaming Awards are awards given to video games during the annual South by Southwest Festival (SXSW), held in Austin, Texas typically in March of that year.
The Game Awards 2017 ceremony, which honored the best video games of 2017, took place on December 7, 2017.
The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is an action-adventure game developed and published by Nintendo.
The Market for Computer & Video Games (short MCV, formerly The Market for Home Computing & Video Games) is a United Kingdom-based media brand which focuses on business aspects of the video game industry, including development, publishing, marketing and retail.
The Verge is an American technology news and media network operated by Vox Media.
Titan is the largest moon of Saturn.
Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".
Valentine's Day, also called Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is celebrated annually on February 14.
Vicarious Visions, Inc. is a video game developer, based in Menands, New York.
A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.
In computer and video gaming, a clan, community, guild or faction is an organized group of players that regularly play together in one or more multiplayer games, but is focused on a particular game.
Vox Media is an American digital media company founded on July 14, 2005 as SportsBlogs Inc.
Xbox One is a line of eighth generation home video game consoles developed by Microsoft.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
Zero Punctuation is a series of video game reviews created by English comedy writer and video game journalist Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw.
The 14th British Academy Video Game Awards was an awards ceremony by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, which took place on 12 April 2018 at Tobacco Dock.
16th Visual Effects Society Awards February 13, 2018 ---- Best Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Motion Picture: War for the Planet of the Apes ---- Best Visual Effects in a Photoreal Episode: Game of Thrones – Beyond the Wall The 16th Visual Effects Society Awards was held in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 13, 2018, in honor to the best visual effects in film and television of 2017.
4K resolution, also called 4K, refers to a horizontal screen display resolution in the order of 4,000 pixels.
7066 Nessus (from Νέσσος) is a centaur (a type of icy minor planet) that was discovered by David L. Rabinowitz, working with Spacewatch, at Kitt Peak on 26 April 1993.